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Address: 40km SW of Shijiazhuang, Shijiazhuang, China
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Great Find. Interesting Engineering.

We visited back in 2007, and made the side trip to see this Bridge, made fairly famous due to its extremely difficult engineering. It was a pleasant drive, and we enjoyed the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
WyoLaw53
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Boerne, Texas
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Boerne, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We visited back in 2007, and made the side trip to see this Bridge, made fairly famous due to its extremely difficult engineering. It was a pleasant drive, and we enjoyed the vendors and people who tended the place. I would return.

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Chandigarh
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is an excellent piece of work where stones are joined by steel plates. Today also bridge condition is very nice. Surrounding area is made like good tourist place. One must visit this place and seeing is believeing. You can also buy local items as there are shops in the complex.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Very enjoyable, quiet and peaceful. A nice visit. The bridge is quite simple, but the area walking up to it, along with the sculptures are really beautiful. If going during the summer (like I did) be sure to have sunscreen or an umbrella to block the sun. Once on the bridge, you are in direct sunlight.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

It was suggested as a "day off work" visit - oldest bridge in the world etc. Actually not the oldest - maybe oldest location but bridge is concrete! Its nice to see and the location etc. is pretty good - BUT biggest problem was I am European so spent nearly all my time being photographed with local Chinese visitors. After... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The bridge is only a bridge; so don't expect an amusement park or extensive museum. That said, it is impressive to see that the Chinese were so advanced in engineering technology 1400 years ago. The bridge is also very aesthetically pleasing. You can pick up a coffee/tea mug with your picture in front of the bridge. The bridge decorations are... More 

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62 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Visited this historical venue on an icy cold day. It was a cool 10 degrees below zero. But it is a great visit. The bridge itself is awe inspiring to think that it withstood over 1400 years and still looks strong. Do not miss the donkeys foot prints in the middle of the bridge. The local folklore is that it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Underwhelming and expensive, the bridge itself is not very impressive, if i am honest and the complex built around it is expensive and empty. The statues of the immortals on the way to the bridge were good. If you're passing through absolutely stop off, but don't plan a trip here.

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Shijiazhuang
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

Well, unfortunatly not much to say about Zhaozhou Bridge. The bridge itself is impressive, being built 1400 years ago and looks great! But after 5 minutes of looking at it, I felt that there was not much else to do. There was a museum but nothing that I found perticularly interesting within it. A few small stalls and a giftshop... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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28 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

Supposedly the oldest bridge in china, but it looks rebuilt, older pieces are in a museum which was so poorly lit we couldn't see much

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